COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, May 3

2 events

Classes

  • KA Artist Shop

    2:30 p.m. $26. www.kaartist.com

    Mother's Day Card-Making Class

    Make cards and matching envelopes using hand-stitching on paper, letter, cut-outs and washes. 

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1:30 p.m. $10. musicdirector@uuathensga.org

    Drumming and Spirituality

    This workshop is for people of all skill levels to participate in hands on rhythm-making through activities, stories, games and discussions. Bring your own drum if possible; some drums will also be available to borrow.

Monday, May 4

1 event

Classes

  • 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    Learn and Share on the Farm Workshop Series

    (Burnell Farms, Royston) The Athens Land Trust presents a workshop on how to extend seasonal crops with the support of NRCS EQUIP's High Tunnel Initiative. Take a farm tour and learn from experienced high tunnel growers.

Tuesday, May 5

3 events

Classes

  • The Pearl Girls

    6:30–8:30 p.m. $39. www.thepearlgirls.com

    Learn to Knot Pearl Jewelry

    Learn how to knot pearls with local business The Pearl Girls. Registration required.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6:30 p.m. $45. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Compost Vermiculture Workshop

    Participants will build their own worm bin for composting in this workshop led by Let Us Compost. Materials and worms included.

  • ACC Library

    11:30 a.m. FREE! 706-583-8834

    Annuities 101

    Financial advisor Jess Jensen-Ryan explains the basics of annuities. 

Wednesday, May 6

2 events

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Crochet 1 Class

    Get acquainted with the tools and craft of crochet. The class is free with the purchase of materials. RSVP.

  • Georgia Theatre

    4 p.m. $75. www.georgiatheatre.com

    Dweezil Zappa Guitar Masterclass

    The son of Frank Zappa will preview some of the guitar concepts he teaches at his music camp, Dweezilla, in a special event prior to his concert that evening.

Thursday, May 7

3 events

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    6 p.m. $15. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Cables Class

    Learn how to create cables. RSVP.

  • KA Artist Shop

    6 p.m. $15. www.kaartist.com

    Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

    Learn how to use the pen and nibs to practice the modern calligraphy style. 

  • KA Artist Shop

    7 p.m. $10. www.kaartist.com

    Masking Fluid in Modern Calligraphy

    Learn how to use this "invisible ink" to create greeting cards, gift tags and more. 

Friday, May 8

2 events

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. $30. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Market Bag Class

    Knit a stretchy cotton bag for trips to the farmers market or grocery store. RSVP.

  • Athens Regional Medical Center

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.armc.org/mbi

    Mindfulness Practice Evening

    (Mind Body Institute) Facilitated discussion and mindfulness practices led by Mike Healy.

Saturday, May 9

4 events

Classes

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.–12 p.m. athensfarmersmarket.net

    Composting Basics

    Learn the ABCs for backyard composting. Representatives from the ACC Cooperative Extension, ACC Recycling Division, Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful and the State Botanical Garden will be on site.

  • ACC Library

    9:30 a.m. FREE! plewis@athenslibrary.org, www.kaptest.com/psatpractice

    PSAT Practice Test

    Freshmen and sophomores can sign up for a free PSAT practice test hosted by Kaplan. RSVP.

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. $30. 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Knit 2 Class

    Review casting on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, stockinette and garter stitch patterns. RSVP.

  • Bishop Park

    12:30 p.m. FREE! www.bikramathens.com

    Bikram Yoga in the Park

    Join Bikram Yoga & Lululemon for a yoga class after the Farmers Market.

Tuesday, May 12

1 event

Classes

Wednesday, May 13

3 events

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. $30. www.revivalyardsathens.com

    Crochet 2 Class

    Review chain and single crochet and learn the most commonly used stitch, double crochet. You will also be introduced to shell stitch, granny square and slip stitch to work in the round. RSVP.

  • Revival Yarns

    6 p.m. $15. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    How to Read a Pattern

    This class will familiarize you with the way most knitting patterns are written. RSVP.

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    9:30 a.m. $8/family. www.reblossomathens.com

    Yoga Buddies

    This yoga class allows kiddos to practice alongside their parents. Free childcare is available for little ones who would rather play than practice yoga.

Saturday, May 16

1 event

Classes

  • Rock Eagle 4H Center

    9:30 a.m. $10. lmkent@uga.edu

    Saturday at the Rock: Canning & Food Preservation

    Learn how to can and preserve food so you can enjoy fresh food from the garden all year long. 

Sunday, May 17

1 event

Classes

  • Womanspace

    11 a.m.–1 p.m. $10. holdingwomanspace.com

    Women Writing Their Lives

    This is a circle for women seeking expression and connection through the written word.

Wednesday, May 27

1 event

Classes

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    9:30 a.m. $8/family. www.reblossomathens.com

    Yoga Buddies

    This yoga class allows kiddos to practice alongside their parents. Free childcare is available for little ones who would rather play than practice yoga.